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HVS Monday Musings: The Road to Net-zero in the Indian Hotel Industry

Despite increased efforts, the Indian hotel industry's sustainability initiatives are still limited to hotel operations. Hotels are often criticized for their conspicuous consumption and a concerted effort to reduce consumption and waste across the board is now needed. Read on to know more.

HVS Monday Musings: Green Hotels for a Sustainable Future

Green hotel construction has been gaining traction globally in recent years as hotel companies strive to achieve their sustainability objectives. A similar trend is visible in India as well, but the acceptance is still slow compared to other nations.

HVS Monday Musings: Sustainability in the Hotel Industry is Crucial to Combat Climate Change

As they recover from the COVID crisis, the tourism and hospitality industries, which are not only victims of the climate disaster but also big emitters and contributors to global warming, have the chance to take up climate action to move toward a greener, more sustainable future.

Sustainable Hospitality Design: Catching Up

The concept of sustainability has been around for decades, popularized by the First World Climate Conference in 1979, the inception of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) in 1993, and the publication of Vice President Al Gore’s book about climate change (An Inconvenient Truth) in 2006. While other building types were early to adopt this concept, hospitality seemed slow to embrace green building design. Today, hospitality design is making noticeable changes to catch up.

Are Colorado Ski-Resort Hotels Posed for a Rebound?

This article focuses on the hotels in Summit and Eagle Counties that provide a bed base for the Interstate 70/Front Range ski resorts in Colorado, such as Vail, Breckenridge, Loveland, Copper Mountain, Winter Park, Arapahoe Basin, and Keystone.

Rodas – An ECOTEL Hotel: Inspiring Sustainability

Rodas, an ECOTEL Hotel, in Mumbai makes sustainability integral to the company’s business strategy. The article focuses on the strategies used by the Hotel towards conservation of resources and reduction in landfill waste with concomitant savings.

Meluha – An ECOTEL Hotel: Translating Sustainability

The Meluha, an ECOTEL Hotel, in Mumbai makes sustainability integral to the company's business strategy. The article focuses on the strategies used by the hotel for conservation of resources and reduction in landfill waste with concomitant savings.

Let's Talk About Cost Controls

A hotel manager's most important tasks are making money for the owner and maintaining the asset. Satisfied guests and motivated employees are among the tools, but cost controls are also critical components of the formula.

Repositioning a Destination

What is needed to reposition an entire destination? All around the world destinations reach a mature life cycle and are forced to re-invent themselves due to increased global competition. This case study on Montenegro can provide an insight.

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